A singer who’s gone viral on YouTube has made explosive claims about the former talk show host. Ellen DeGeneres.
Greyson Chance became a star at the age of 12 in 2010 thanks to a famous cover of Lady Gaga’s song Paparazzi on the video-sharing platform, prompting DeGeneres to invite him to her popular show.
However, despite being “discovered” by the comedian, Chance still insists he was abused and then abused by DeGeneres – who he also describes as “manipulative and self-centered”. and “abandoned”.
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“We couldn’t believe what was happening,” Chance said Rolling Stone about his overnight fame.
“We were very uncertain about what we were getting into, and the one who helped cure all that cynicism and turbulent energy was Ellen.”
Chance said he first flew to meet DeGeneres in Los Angeles, where the host assured him, “I’ll protect you.”
The 25-year-old girl insists DeGeneres has not fulfilled her promise.
At first, she gave Chance $10,000 and a new piano and even signed him as a play on her new label. Basically his career was in her hands.
At this point Chance accused DeGeneres of becoming “authoritarian and too controlling”.
However, a source close to the former presenter said she denied Chance talked about their relationship.
Chance’s statement comes after it was reported that DeGeneres fostered a “toxic” work environment on the set of her show.
In March 2020, podcast host Kevin T. Porter Written on Twitter that Ellen is “famous for being one of the few people alive,” asking followers to respond with “the craziest stories you’ve heard about mean Ellen.” The Twitter thread has been filled with thousands of responses.
A few months later News about BuzzFeed The journalist spoke to 10 anonymous former employees of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, who detailed some of the ways the big star has created a toxic work environment.
These include a person being fired after a medical leave/deceased date, racist comments and violations in general.
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